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Military: No Presidential Authorization Needed to Put Down “Civil Disturbances”

A recent Department of Defense instruction alters the US code applying to the military’s involvement in domestic law enforcement by allowing US troops to quell “civil disturbances” domestically without any Presidential authorization, greasing the skids for a de facto military

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Tagged with: civil unrest, DoD, Posse Comitatus, US military
Posted in A1, US

Editorial: DC Scandals Coming ‘Fast and Furious’; Will the President Survive Them?

Washington must be in a state of shock. The scandals swirling around this administration just keep on coming and the  sheer speed with which they are being revealed seems to be putting the White House on the defensive. Take your

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Tagged with: accountability, cover-up, Eric Holder, Hillery Clinton, Obama, scandal
Posted in A1, Flashpoint, US

AP Phone Records Seized by Feds in Secret Probe; May Have Compromised Sources

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative’s top executive called a “massive and unprecedented intrusion” into how news organizations gather the

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Tagged with: AP, big government, Brennan, leaks investigation
Posted in A1, Terrorism, US

Syria: Update on the Very Uncivil War as Conflict Threatens to Expand Across Borders

In light of the current encouraging events in Washington, the hearings on Benghazi, on the Boston Marathon Bombing, and the Extortion 17 press conference at the National Press Club yesterday, Syria has recently taken a back seat in the news.

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Tagged with: al Nusrah, al Qaeda, Syria
Posted in A1, Middle East, Terrorism

Israel on High Alert on the Syrian Border Following Threats from Assad

Israeli forces were on high alert in the Golan Heights Saturday, as clashes between Assad forces and rebel fighters reached areas near the Golan village of Majdal Shams. The IDF is concerned about mortar shells landing in Israeli territory and

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Tagged with: high alert, Israel, Syria
Posted in A1, Flashpoint, Middle East

Clare Lopez: It’s Time to Derail the Saudi ‘Visa Express’

Preferential, fast-lane treatment for Saudi visa applicants should be considered on a reciprocal basis, with verifiable Saudi progress in stopping funding for Wahhabi-Salafist mosque construction; Salafist and Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated imams; anti-Semitic, anti-Christian and anti-West curriculum materials and jihadi fighters everywhere

Tagged with: Clare Lopez, jihadi Shariah, Muslim Brotherhood, SAAR, Salafi, Saudi
Posted in A1, Middle East, US

Beantown shutdown a big mistake

  Posted: 12:45 AM, April 24, 2013 The shutdown of Boston during the search for the Marathon bombers was symptomatic of a country that still has a lot to learn about dealing with terrorism. Shutting down an entire city to

Tagged with: bombing, Boston, Boston marathon, Boston Marathon Bombing
Posted in A1, Terrorism, US

Boston: IT’S OVER! 2nd Suspect Captured. Now, Lessons Learned

      The terrorism that began at the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon, and continued as the suspects, who were considered armed and dangerous, remained at large until tonight, is now over. The first suspect, 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnayevs, was

Tagged with: bombings, Boston, Boston marathon
Posted in A1, Terrorism, US

Terrorist Bombs Attack the Boston Marathon – Is This the Future of America?

Boston 16

  Yesterday’s double bombing near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon was a stunning reminder that our war on terrorism is far from over, and that it is getting very close to home. Boston was well prepared to

Tagged with: bomb, Boston, Boston marathon, First Responders, police
Posted in A1, Terrorism, US

Kim Jong-Un Continues to Ratchet Up the Rhetoric and Threatens to Launch Nuclear War with Seoul

April 10 was the deadline which North Korea gave to foreign nationals to leave the country, saying that the government could not ensure their protection after that date. The day before, North Korea’s “dear leader” Kim Jong-Un threatened its southern

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Tagged with: Iran, Japan, missiles, North Korea, South Korea, South Korea-North Korea conflict
Posted in A1, Flashpoint, US, World
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